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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter NPart 408 → Subpart C


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 408—CANNED AND PRESERVED SEAFOOD PROCESSING POINT SOURCE CATEGORY


Subpart C—Mechanized Blue Crab Processing Subcategory


Contents
§408.30   Applicability; description of the mechanized blue crab processing subcategory.
§408.31   Specialized definitions.
§408.32   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.
§408.33   [Reserved]
§408.34   Pretreatment standards for existing sources.
§408.35   Standards of performance for new sources.
§408.36   Pretreatment standards for new sources.
§408.37   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best conventional pollutant control technology (BCT).

§408.30   Applicability; description of the mechanized blue crab processing subcategory.

The provisions of this subpart are applicable to discharges resulting from the processing of blue crab in which mechanical picking or separation of crab meat from the shell is utilized.

[40 FR 55780, Dec. 1, 1975]

§408.31   Specialized definitions.

For the purpose of this subpart:

(a) Except as provided below, the general definitions, abbreviations and methods of analysis set forth in 40 CFR part 401 shall apply to this subpart.

(b) The term oil and grease shall mean those components of a waste water amenable to measurement by the method described in Methods for Chemical Analysis of Water and Wastes, 1971, Environmental Protection Agency, Analytical Quality Control Laboratory, page 217.

(c) The term seafood shall mean the raw material, including freshwater and saltwater fish and shellfish, to be processed, in the form in which it is received at the processing plant.

§408.32   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available.

Except as provided in §§125.30 through 125.32, any existing point source subject to this subpart shall achieve the following effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT):

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed—
Metric units (kg/kkg of seafood)
TSS3612.0
Oil and grease134.2
pH(1)(1)
English units (lb/1,000 lb of seafood)
TSS3612.0
Oil and grease134.2
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

[39 FR 23140, June 26, 1974, as amended at 60 FR 33941, June 29, 1995]

§408.33   [Reserved]

§408.34   Pretreatment standards for existing sources.

Any existing source subject to this subpart that introduces process wastewater pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works must comply with 40 CFR part 403. In addition, the following pretreatment standard establishes the quantity or quality of pollutants or pollutant properties controlled by this section which may be discharged to a publicly owned treatment works by a point source subject to the provisions of this subpart.

Pollutant or pollutant propertyPretreatment standard
pHNo limitation.
Oil and grease      Do.
TSS      Do.

[40 FR 6438, Feb. 11, 1975, as amended at 60 FR 33941, June 29, 1995]

§408.35   Standards of performance for new sources.

The following standards of performance establish the quantity or quality of pollutants or pollutant properties, controlled by this section, which may be discharged by a new source subject to the provisions of this subpart:

Effluent characteristicEffluent limitations
Maximum for any 1 dayAverage of daily values for 30 consecutive days shall not exceed—
Metric units (kg/kkg of seafood)
BOD55.02.5
TSS136.3
Oil and grease2.61.3
pH(1)(1)
English units (lb/1,000 lb of seafood)
BOD55.02.5
TSS136.3
Oil and grease2.61.3
pH(1)(1)

1Within the range 6.0 to 9.0.

§408.36   Pretreatment standards for new sources.

Any new source subject to this subpart that introduces process wastewater pollutants into a publicly owned treatment works must comply with 40 CFR part 403.

[60 FR 33941, June 29, 1995]

§408.37   Effluent limitations guidelines representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best conventional pollutant control technology (BCT).

Except as provided in §§125.30 through 125.32, any existing point source subject to this subpart shall achieve the following effluent limitations representing the degree of effluent reduction attainable by the application of the best conventional pollutant control technology (BCT): The limitations shall be the same as those specified for conventional pollutants (which are defined in §401.16) in §408.32 of this subpart for the best practicable control technology currently available (BPT).

[51 FR 24997, July 9, 1986]

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